Data Science

How Alim Memon Completed an Online Data Science Bootcamp and His Junior Year of Undergrad at the Same Time

During his junior year at Rutgers University, Alim Memon worked at Rutgers Makerspace, a shared space on campus where students and faculty practice hands-on skills using innovative technology. One day, his boss mentioned Rutgers Data Science Bootcamp, which partners with the Makerspace, and said that as a Rutgers student, he could qualify for a scholarship. Intrigued, Alim decided to…

10 Tips for Effective Online Learning

woman studying at home

Thanks to the many advancements in modern technology, an online education has become more accessible than ever before, allowing learners to receive the same high-quality experience and outcomes offered by traditional education via a virtual experience. The recent weeks have witnessed an increasing number of schools and universities around the world transition to online-only learning,…

Understanding Data Science Roles: Who Does What?

Today’s world revolves around data—there’s no getting around that fact. Every time we use our smartphones or log into our computers, we leave a trail of data behind us. That data holds key insights into our behavior, our likes and dislikes, and the products we purchase. How do businesses make sense of all that data?…

Reading the Signals: How this Radio Engineer Boosted His Career from Boring to Big Data Boss with a Data Science Boot Camp

When Michael Toriello earned his electrical and computer engineering degree, he thought he was taking the first step in an exciting and rewarding career. Just two years in, however, Michael realized he wanted a lot more than his current role could offer. “I started out as an engineering consultant for telecom companies like Verizon and AT&T—mostly working…

7 Data Analytics Books You Should Read in 2019

There’s never been a better time to learn data analytics and enter the growing field. The job landscape is expanding, with a wide range of opportunities in a variety of industries. When preparing for a career in data analytics, the volume of information to master can be very overwhelming. It’s always best to do some…

Solving the World’s Hardest Problems

By Zach Fry On a daily basis we are creating more data than we know what to do with. Every interaction online, and many offline, is being recorded, associated with metadata, and mined for information. For example, that book you were looking at on Amazon, even if you didn’t buy it, tells companies something about…

Top 5 Resources for Aspiring Data Scientists

Data Science Resource Review

The field of Data Science is exploding in demand and changing the way businesses, public agencies, and other organizations use information and assets. Being able to make sense of the overwhelming amount of big data out there takes specialized technical training and skill, so here are just 5 of the best resources for aspiring data…

5 Key Skills of a Data Scientist

Data Science Skills

If you’re thinking about moving into the booming field of data, don’t be caught off guard when considering what skills you should have under your professional tool belt. Since data science is a newly celebrated territory, here are a few key skills to help clarify what you’ll need to be successful in the field. You…